Join the City of Grande Prairie and DownTown Association for the annual Christmas Tree Light-Up on Sunday, November 26 at the H.A. Rice Plaza at Bonnett’s Energy Centre.

The event starts at 4 p.m. with activities in the plaza until the tree lighting at 4:35 p.m. Free cookies, hot chocolate and candy canes during the Christmas Tree Light-Up are sponsored by Beairsto & Associates Engineering & Survey and available while supplies last. Festivities move into The Bowes at 4:45 p.m. until 7 p.m. with family friendly activities.

The Battle of the Badges hockey game, featuring the Grande Prairie Fire Department playing against the Grande Prairie R.C.M.P., begins inside Bonnetts Energy Centre at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m.

The Battle of the Badges is hosted by the Grande Prairie Firefighters Association. Spectator seats are available by donation in person with all proceeds going to Sunrise House Youth Emergency Shelter.

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Information provided by the City of Grande Prairie

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